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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook 1990
Year 1990, Volume 2 (1990)

Pittman, Tom L.
Alaska,   pp. [54]-70 ff. PDF (3.5 MB)


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estimated in 1989. Most of the peat was mined just north of Fairbanks on
land owned by the University of Alaska. Much of the peat was consumed in
agricultural uses. 
TABLE 2 
ALASKA: CONSTRUCTION SAND GRAVEL SOLD BY MAJOR USE CATEGORY 
OR USED IN 1990, 
Use 
Quantity 
(thousand 
short tons) 
Value 
(thousands) 
Value 
per ton 
Concrete aggregates (including concrete sand) 
1,680 W 
W 
$5,276 
W 
W 
$3.14 
13.00 
11.00 
Plaster and gunite sands 
Concrete products (blocks, bricks, pipe, decorative, etc.) 
Asphaltic concrete aggregates and other bituminous 
mixtures 
1,052 
832 
10,956 
339 
241 
W 
15,100 
3,039 
2,718 
28,987 
1,344 
436 
W 
41,800 
2.89 
3.27 
2.65 
3.96 
1.81 
I .50 
2.77 
Roadbaseandcoverings 
Fill 
Snowandicecontrol 
Other 
Unspecified:t 
Actual 
ALASKA—1990  69 
' State Mineral Officer, Bureau of Mines, Juneau, AK. 
2Swainbank, R.C. , T.K. Bundtzen, and John wood. 
Alaska's Mineral Industry 1990. Div. of GeoL and 
Geophys. Surv. Spec. Rep. 45, 1990, 78 pp. 
Total or average 
w Witbheid to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; incb&d with
~Ottar.~ ' Inciudes production reported without a breakdown by end us&aod
estimates for nonrespondents. 


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